Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a Rosedale Highway pest control business Monday morning that was about to spread to a house on the property, according to a news release.
Kern County and Bakersfield City firefighters responded to the incident in the 12100 block of Rosedale Highway. Upon arrival, fire was seen spreading from a detached garage to a house.
No injuries were reported and samples of runoff water from the scene were tested and found to be free of chemicals.
The fire caused an estimated $70,000 in damage.